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Accepting a new network security certificate

Modified on: Fri, May 28, 2021 at 10:59 AM


What are certificates?

These certificates provide secure network access by identifying and encrypting your login credentials. In essence, they are digital passports, used to confirm that your device is connecting to an actual campus network and not an impostor. 

  

What you need to do:

Faculty, staff, and students with Wake Forest University issued devices and/or those with personal devices may see a pop-up regarding trusting the certificate when connecting to the wireless and/or wired network. There is no security risk when this pop-up appears and you should accept the certificate to continue. The pop-up you see will be dependent on the operating system you are using.
 

Windows

Accept the new certificate by clicking Connect.


 or 

Mac

Accept the new certificate by clicking Continue.

Mac Wireless Cert

iOS

Accept the new certificate by clicking Accept Certificate.
iOS Cert 1 



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